honourable mention Definition in British English Dictionary
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honourable mentionnoun [C]

UK (US honorable mention) uk   us  
a prize given in a competition for work of high quality that did not receive first, second, or third prize
Translations of “honourable mention”
in Chinese (Traditional) (頒發給未獲名次但表現優異的參賽者的)榮譽獎…
in Chinese (Simplified) (颁发给未获名次但表现优异的参赛者的)荣誉奖…
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